Man arrested after suspicious item found in Annandale Street

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A 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a suspicious item found in Annandale Street.

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Police Scotland said he has been released pending further inquiries as the investigation into the incident continued.

The bomb squad carried out a controlled explosion of a suspicious item on the street on Friday after it was reported to the police at 11.50am.

It was found on a pavement on the opposite side of the road to the Annandale Street mosque.

Police have yet again urged anyone with information regarding the events to make contact on 101.

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